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Author Name: Freealiopterix 3 Comments
Date Added: May 07, 2012 02:05:45 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Island Justice

Island Justice

It was in the islands that we witnessed justice

For that was the description of the punishment;

A starving man for his family stole some rice

Such an illegal act fostered deep resentment;

Punishment was to the islands quite eccentric

Rendered the culpable limbs for dismemberment;

Such Draconian principles seem archaic

Yet they act as a quite efficient deterrent.

The sentence was executed very swiftly

Reaction of the victim more surprise than pain

Severe and harsh it may be but here is Godly;

He who was sentenced did not re-offend again;

Does this make it right if all who live know the rules?

Or is this where the asylum is run by fools?


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Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on May 8, 2012 09:28:05 AM Report
The 'asylum' is not that.  It is refuge for sadists.  I am not surprised by this story.  Such cruelty cannot be understood.  If I were the accused, I'd have preferred death -- though that would have been too kind a gesture for such villains to proffer.  Sickening.   --David
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on May 8, 2012 06:41:26 AM Report
 Kinda sad... somethings we just can't stop....
Comment By: FreeTomahawk on May 7, 2012 07:45:07 AM Report

Al ol' pal, you said it, the nuts have taken over the asylum.




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